byFrancois Guizot (1787-1984), translated by Robert Black (1829-1915)
LibriVox recording of A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times vol 1 by Francois Guizot (1787-1874), translated by Robert Black (1829-1915), and read by LibriVox volunteers. François Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848, actively opposing as a liberal the reactionary King Charles X before his overthrow in the July Revolution of 1830, then in government service to the... Topics: LibriVox, audio books, France, History of France, Guizot Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of A Half Century of Conflict by Francis Parkman, Jr.. Read in English by Richard Carpenter; Jeff Hively; Brendan Stallard; Josh Kirsh; Phil Schempf; deongines Francis Parkman (1823-1893) is one of the great nineteenth century United States historians along with William Prescott, John Lothrop Motley, George Bancroft, and Henry Adams. Parkman has been hailed as one of America's great historians and as a master of narrative history. He is most known for his The Oregon Trail and... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, history, Colonial History, History of France, History of England, history of...